GemStagingNiagara

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Why it's important to stage in a hot market

The housing market is hot in Niagara and beyond right now as retirees from the GTA, baby boomers, and others look to downsize to more modest digs. But just because you have more potential buyers in…


Home staging walk and talk consultation

3 things to remember when you hire a home stager

By now, you've watched enough HGTV shows (Flip or Flop, Masters of Flip and Property Brothers to name a few) to understand that home staging is important, but are you prepared for when the home…


Lighting for home staging

Let there be light!

    As an interior decorator and home stager, one of the most important elements in any of my designs is lighting. Given the importance of lighting, it started me thinking about the…


William Street Project staged by GEM Home Staging

The 88 William Street Project

In 2015, Real Estate Agent, Kevin Haight and his team decided to purchase a small, Brantford house and save it from demolition.  Along with the painstaking restoration, financial uncertainty, and…


Sold Home

HOT TIPS TO MAKE YOUR WINTER LISTING SIZZLE!!

Is the winter season a good time to list your property? Without a doubt, winter is a great time to sell! Listing your home in the winter is a great strategy. Typically inventory is low, making it a…


Home staging the power that sells real estate - Lynn MacMillian

Home Staging: The Power That Sells Real Estate

I really can’t express how amazing it has been to collaborate with 14 Home Staging Experts across Canada and the United States! Our book “Home Staging: The Power That Sells Real Estate” was launched…


home staging inventory

We're on the move!

Shortly after we officially launched Gem Home Staging & Designs recently, we realized we were quickly running out of space for our growing business. We had several client commitments and…


Home Staging Book

Colleen and Lynn are authors

When it comes to preparing your property to sell, do you feel lost, overwhelmed or do you just know you’re missing one (or more) helpful pieces of advice that could make a huge impact? Whether…


Gem Home Staging Business Presentation

Thanks for helping us celebrate Gem's launch!

We were overjoyed to host our Client Appreciation Event and celebrate the launch of Gem Home Staging & Designs recently at an intimate outdoor concert in Colleen’s backyard. So many of you came…


buying the view

Gem Home Staging featured on WNetwork - Buying the View

If you told us four years ago that one of our staged properties would be featured on network television, we would never have believed it! Lynn MacMillan had the honour and privilege of being the Lead…